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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
2. Linear Dimensions
 
219. Crossing.
 
  
NOUN:CROSSING &c. v.; intersection, interdigitation; decussation, transversion; chiasm or chiasma; convolution [See Convolution]; level crossing [Eng.], grade crossing [U. S.].
  NETWORK, reticulation, cancellation; inosculation, anastomosis, intertexture, mortise.
  NET, plexus, plexure, web, mesh, twill, skein, Hippocrates’s sleeve, sleave [archaic]; sieve, sifter, riddle rocker, screen, cradle; felt, lace; wicker; mat, matting; plait, trellis, wattle, lattice, grating, grille, gridiron, tracery, fretwork, filigree, reticle [obs.]; tissue, netting, moke [dial. Eng.]; rivulation.
  cross, chain, wreath, braid, cat’s cradle, knot; entanglement (disorder) [See Disorder].
  CRUCIFIX, cross, rood, crisscross, christcross, tau; crux.
  [WOVEN FABRICS] cloth, linen, muslin, cambric, toile [F.], drill, homespun, silk, satin, broadcloth, tweed &c.
  
VERB:CROSS, decussate; intersect, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, interdigitate, interlink, intercross [rare], crisscross, crossbar.
  twine, entwine, weave, inweave, twist, wreathe; anastomose, inosculate, dovetail, splice, link.
  MAT, plait, pleat, plat, braid, felt, twill; tangle, entangle, ravel; net, knot; dishevel, raddle.
  
ADJECTIVE:CROSSING &c. v.; crossed, matted &c. v.; transverse; intersected, decussate or decussated; chiasmal.
  CROSS, cross-shaped cruciform, crucial; netlike, retiform, reticular, reticulate; areolar, cancellate or cancellated, cancellous, latticed, grated, barred, streaked; textile; crossbarred, cruciate, secant; cruciferous; plexal, plexiform; anastomotic; web-footed, palmiped.
  
ADVERB:CROSS, thwart, athwart, transversely; at grade [U. S.]; crosswise, thwart-wise [rare].

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